Great Horse Racing Mysteries: True Tales from the Track (Paperback)
Great Horse Racing Mysteries digs beneath the surface of some of the sports most intriguing cases, including Phar Lap, William Woodward, Dancer's Image, Chicago ringers, Shergar, and Calumet Farm. McEvoy examines several unsolved mysteries of the racing world-- murder...suicide...arson...fraud--and recounts some of horse racing's strangest, most fascinating tales. The new edition features chapters by Lenny Shulman on the death of troubled jockey Chris Antley and Big Brown's puzzling collapse in the 2008 Belmont Stakes.
About the Author
John McEvoy (1936-2019) was the former editor of the Daily Racing Form and author of the Jack Doyle horse racing mystery series as well as a profile of the legendary racehorse Round Table. Lenny Shulman is an Emmy Award-winning writer who has worked extensively in TV and film as well as for magazines and newspapers across the country. For 20 years he has served as features editor for BloodHorse magazine, the Thoroughbred industry's foremost trade publication. He is the author of Justify: 111 Days to Triple Crown Glory, Ride of Their Lives: The Triumphs and Turmoil of Today's Top Jockeys, and Head to Head: Conversations with a Generation of Horse Racing Legends.